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Communication Studies, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Online
The Communication Studies program at Indiana University East offers courses that help people develop and refine their communication skills, translating them into a tangible advantage leading to success in every area of life.
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Overview

As a field of study, communication spans a broad, rich array of subjects, including sociology, psychology, philosophy, political science, linguistics, history, literature, criticism and rhetoric. Although much of the field's subject matter is theoretical in nature, communication studies have proven applicable to business, film, theater, composition, advertising, education, foreign policy and computer science.

The Communication Studies program at Indiana University East completion program is designed for students who have completed at least 60 semester hours of transferable college credit with a GPA of 2.0 or better, or individuals who have completed an associate degree at the community college level. Prior transcripts are evaluated to determine academic status in relation to satisfying degree program requirements, including both general education courses equivalent to the Indiana University East core curriculum and all required prerequisites.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Communication and Culture
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Foundation of Journalism and Mass Communication
  • World Language course
  • Communication Elective

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Out-of-state students are expected to complete a minimum of 28 semesters of college prep courses that include:
  • 4 years of English
  • 3 years of Social Science (History, Government, Economics, Psychology, or Sociology)
  • 3 years of Math (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
  • 3 years of Lab Science (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics)
  • 4 years of additional college prep courses which include additional Math, Lab Science, Social Science, Computer Science, Foreign Language, or other college-prep courses

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19087 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19087 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7256 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7256 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Funding

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